The First Tee 9 Core Values have been apart of my junior golf programming for years. When I taught Level 1 Golf, I opened every session with a short discussion about each one and I have made them the foundation for my homeschool group golf series. For me, it was a simple and concise way to teach some basic concepts that are not only important in golf but also in life.
During the Covid-19 "stay-at-home" order, I decided to explore the First Tee program in greater detail. After a couple of meetings, I decided to become a certified First Tee Coach and I encouraged my team to become certified Assistant Coaches.
Here's why I did it:
All in all, my affiliation with the First Tee provides additional resources for my junior golfers. Resources that will allow me to further partner with parents in developing their golfers into people of character.